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Essex County, NY
The county was named for Essex County, England

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Essex County is one of 62 counties in New York. The estimated population in 2004 was 38,901. This was an increase of  .13% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
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$34,823
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Essex County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Essex County was $23,687. This was an increase of 23.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 77% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Elizabethtown

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9% of Essex County residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Essex County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Essex County include Black River Cemetery, Boardman Cemetery, Brookfield Cemetery, Brookside Cemetery, Burt Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Central Cemetery, Chilson Community Cemetery, Essex County Veterans Cemetery, Estes Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Essex County include Au Sable Forks, Bloomingdale, Chesterfield, Crown Point, Elizabethtown, Essex, Ironville, Jay, Keene, Keene Valley ... View communities

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School districts in Essex County include Crown Point Central Schools District, Elizabethtown-Lewis Central Schools District, Keene Central Schools District, Lake Placid Central Schools District, Minerva Central Schools District, Moriah Central Schools District, Newcomb Central Schools District, Schroon Lake Central Schools District, Ticonderoga Central Schools District, Westport Central Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries in Essex County include Ausable Forks Free Library, Belden Noble Memorial Library of Essex, Elizabethtown Library, Hammond Library of Crown Point, Keene Public Library, Keene Valley Public Library, Lake Placid Public Library, Paine Memorial Free Library, Schroon Lake Public Library, Sherman Free Library ... View libraries

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Essex County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Essex County political report.

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Hotels in Essex County include Best Western Golden Arrow Hotel, Comfort Inn Lake Placid, Holiday Inn Lake Placid, Lake Placid Club Lodge, Mirror Lake Inn, Ramada Inn

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